Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Rohit Prajapati & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/01/2016 regarding permissions granted by the authorities to establish Respondent Nos. 6 to 9 industrial units (United Phosphorous Ltd, United Chemicals, Darshak Pvt Ltd and Niryu Pvt Ltd) without following due procedure and in-total defiance of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 1994.

For a state government that pats itself for having turned Gujarat into a power-surplus region by connecting all the urban and rural areas to the electricity grid, the census data of 2011 — that sho

IN NOVEMBER last year, the Supreme Court directed the Gujarat government to pay Rs 3 lakh each as compensation to the families of 238 tribal migrant workers from Madhya Pradesh who died of silicosi

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AFTER reserving the mining of limestone and bauxite for stateowned GMDC, the state government on Friday decided to reserve the lignite mines too for the PSU.

The latest move is expected to expedite underground coal gassification projects in JV with Reliance Industries and ONGC as well as other long-term supply contracts inked by GMDC.

Study was conducted on low cost earthen dam during 2003-2005 at the Central Horticultural Experiment Station, Vejalpur. The study indicated that, runoff water, harvested can be recycled which forms an integral part of successful horticulture fruit crops, during lean period.

Saeed Khan | TNN Ahmedabad: Gujarat government might have got a reprimand from Centre for not implementing the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) in a proper manner, but residents in a distant Naroda village of the Panchamahals district found a new pressure tactic to get the scheme implemented systematically.


Eco-tourism is of special interest in the present day scenario for its relationship with conservation, sustainability and biological diversity and as a development tool. It is very much desirable to adopt certain firm measures to propagate good quality ecotourism without pressurizing or stressing the area. July-Dec 2007

the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (gpcb) served a closure notice to a plant of Alembic Ltd in Panelav village of Panchmahal district, Gujarat, on August 25, 2006. It manufactures bulk drugs and